Posted by: APO | 28 May 2019

Violent attacks in Nigeria drive thousands of refugees into Niger

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Babar Baloch – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today’s press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. Recent spike in violence in north-western parts of Nigeria has forced an estimated 20,000 people to seek safety and security in Niger since April. UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is concerned about deteriorating security inside… Read more on


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